Quote of the Day, 7-31-09

“Once upon a time laments about the pitiful condition of the Arabs were restricted to the printed media. Now more than 500 Arabic satellite stations broadcast their mournful dirge 24 hours a day, seven days a week.” –Al-Ahram Weekly

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Quote of the Day, 7-23-09

“Welcome to the Information Age! Where the voices in your head may freely converse with the digital avatars of similar paranoids who reside thousands of miles from your bunker!” –Sadly, No!

Quote of the Day, 3-10-09

“Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” -John 15:13 (NIV)

Quote of the Day, 3-4-09

[River comes out of a vision to find herself holding a gun, which Mal takes from her.]

Mal: Fully loaded, safety off. This here is a recipe for unpleasantness. [to Simon] Does she understand that?

River: She understands. She doesn’t comprehend.

Mal: Well, I’m glad we’ve made that distinction.” –Firefly

Quote of the Day, 3-3-09

[Book pulls out a rifle.]

Book: This should do.

Zoe: Preacher, don’t the Bible have some pretty specific things to say about killing?

Book: Quite specific. It is, however, somewhat fuzzier on the subject of kneecaps.”

Firefly

Quote of the Day, 3-2-09

This week’s quotes come courtesy of the wonderful sci-fi series Serenity.

(Wash is playing with plastic dinosaurs.)

Wash: (as Stegosaurus) Yes…yes. This is a fertile land, and we will thrive. We will rule over all this land, and we will call it…this land. (as Allosaur) I think we should call it your grave! (as Stegosaurus) Ah! Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal! (as Allosaur) Ha ha ha! Mine is an evil laugh! Now DIE! (as Stegosaurus) Oh no, God, oh dear God in heaven…”

(Source: Wikiquote)

Quote of the Day, 2-27-09

“Experience teaches that a strong memory is generally joined to a weak judgment.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays